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May 16, 2019

Duchess Harris and her son, Zach Thomas, present the 1963 March on Washington. Listen as they discuss the story behind the organization of the march, play excerpts from speakers and performers, and talk about the march's lasting legacy.

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May 7, 2019

Duchess Harris and her 12 year-old son, Zach Thomas, discuss the history and legacy of Motown Records, the subject of Duchess’s book, The Making of Motown, written for 3rd to 6th grade readers and published by Abdo Publishing. Duchess and Zach talk about Berry Gordy and the making of Motown and compare classic Motown...


May 6, 2019

Freedom’s Promise is a podcast hosted by author Duchess Harris with her 12 year-old son, Zach Thomas. They feature African-American topics covered in Freedom’s Promise, a new line of books written by Duchess for third to sixth grade readers and published by Abdo Books in Edina, MN. Join Duchess and Zach each week to...